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an ode form used by Pindar


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By contrast, "The Bard: a Pindaric Ode" (which Coleridge had much admired only to tire of it in later years) moves freely and rapidly across accentual-syllabic variations, despite both the work's title and Gray's erroneous claims to have replicated metrical devices specific to oral Welsh verse.
The standard reading of Gray's canon typically disassociates his Pindaric odes from his other meditative poems, including "Eton College." Gray's Pindaric texts, such as "The Bard" (1757) and "The Progress of Poesy" (1757), rely on a referential strategy of constituting history, wherein exemplary figures and verifiable events frame the poem's aesthetic investigations.
In this case, the Pindaric speaker does not explicitly deny the alternate mythological version, as he does in Olympian 1, but suppresses details that would reflect poorly on the divine protagonist.
tendencies" and "can scarcely be said, either in its Pindaric
According to William Fitzgerald in his Agonistic Poetry: the Pindaric Mode in Pindar, Horace, Holderlin, and the English Ode, William Jackson Bate commented on Keats's "Ode on a Grecian Urn" writing that "the theme of much of the greater poetry to come--certainly of the 'Ode on a Grecian Urn' and the 'Ode to a Nightingale'--may be described as the drama of the human spirits 'greeting' of objects in order 'to make them wholly exist'" (Bate qtd.
Callicles also starts from the same aristocratic view (Homeric and Pindaric) and develops it to the level of the absolute declaration of the person's independence from the restraints of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII].
Sometimes Jonson uses a specifically 'Pindaric' Horace (chapter 1); at others Jonson sets out to 'out-Horace' Horace.
"The Cowleyan Pindaric Ode and Sublime Diversions".
More recently, D'Angour, an Oxford academic, reinforced Olympism's classical dimension when accepting a commission to compose an "authentically Pindaric" ode for Athens 2004 (199).
Aristotelian syllogism, yet lilting as a Pindaric ode.
They contain Pindaric Odes with commentaries and rhythmic indications for their recitation (or singing), written in the 15th and 16th centuries, respectively "as a tool for teaching the Ancient Greek poetic metres", according to Touliatos (p.
(11) Thomas Gray, 'The Progress of Poesy: A Pindaric Ode', in Gray and Collins: Poetical Works, ed.
Politics, Poetics, and the Pindaric Ode: 1450-1700.
Lacking Holderlin's original, we do not know how he would have broken the lines, but an attempt at reconstructing its "Pindaric" lineation has been made.
Revard (English and Greek, Southern Illinois University, emerita) examines the rebirth and evolution of the Pindaric ode in Europe, from its adoption by Neoplatonic authors in fifteenth century Italy through its vernacular metamorphosis in both style and function, especially in French and English by the end of the seventeenth century.